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Safety Steps for Truck Mirrors

April 20th, 2020

Here are some important steps to take when it comes to your truck mirrors.

In addition to their size, one of the most significant differences that people first notice between a semi truck and a car is the mirrors. Trucks should have several mirrors on either side, each one crucial to safe driving. Knowing how your mirrors work is key to helping you be aware of your surroundings. Here are some important steps to take when it comes to your truck mirrors.

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The Basic Checklist for Buying a Used Truck

April 13th, 2020

Ask your friends in the trucking industry if they have any recommendations for a good seller.

Sometimes, the trucking business can be full of high stakes. And when you are looking to invest in a used freight truck, in a way, you’re staking your career on finding the right one. There are a lot of resources out there to help you find used trucks, but you will also need to do a lot of digging to make sure you don’t get a bad deal. Here is a basic checklist to help you start your search for a used truck.

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Turning Your Truck Cab Into Your Second Home

April 6th, 2020

Here are some ideas for personal elements you can add to make your truck feel like home.

When you spend hours, if not days, at a time on the road, trucking becomes more than just another job but a lifestyle. While it can be easy for truckers to fall into the trap of unhealthy habits and surviving from stop to stop, why not make your life on the road better? Since the cab of your truck is where you spend most of your time, it’s the perfect place to make your own. Here are some ideas for personal elements you can add to make your truck feel like home.

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What You Should Know About Refrigerated Freight

March 30th, 2020

If you’ve never had to deal with this before, then here is a basic guide of some things you should be prepared for.

There are many types of cargo that you could come across in your trucking career. In particular, you might need to transport refrigerated freight. As you probably know, there are a lot more things to consider when it comes to getting refrigerated freight to your destination in shape. If you’ve never had to deal with this before, then here is a basic guide of some things you should be prepared for.

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How to Maintain a Healthy Mood on the Road

March 23rd, 2020

Here are some ways to help you stay in a good mood during long hours on the road.

It can be a stressful time to be a trucker, especially with everything going on in the world. But the good news is that time alone on the road is the perfect opportunity to create your own sanctuary, even when there are moments that could encourage road rage. Here are some ways to help you stay in a good mood during long hours on the road.

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Best Hygiene Practices on the Road

March 16th, 2020

Here are some tips for hygiene practice to keep you safe and healthy on the road.

It’s always a good idea to have healthy habits on the road, but hygiene has become a concern now more than ever. Being a trucker is a risky but rewarding job, and all of the travel involved means that you could more often run into less-than sanitary conditions. But there’s no need to worry when you are prepared. Here are some tips for hygienes practice to keep you safe and healthy on the road.

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4 Reasons a Trucking Career Could Be Right for You

March 9th, 2020

If you have been thinking about starting a career as a truck driver, then it could be a great idea. A truck-driving lifestyle isn’t for everyone, but it can come with a lot of amazing benefits if you are up to the task. Read on for an example of four different reasons why you should consider a career in truck driving.  Read the rest of this entry »

How to Save Fuel

March 6th, 2020

Here are some tips to help you save on your fuel consumption.

When you are dealing with freight trucking, fuel consumption can be a big expense factor. The amount of fuel that goes into your truck combined with how much fuel you burn on long commutes means that the costs add up quickly. Here are some tips to help you save on your fuel consumption.

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3 Keys for Success in a Trucking Company

February 24th, 2020

From the outside, trucking may seem like an easy job. But if you have been a part of the industry for any length of time, then you know how much serious work goes into it. That is why knowing how to fit well into the trucking company is key. Here are some best practice tips to help you maintain success in your trucking career.

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Making a Health Routine

February 17th, 2020

Here are some tips to help you create a healthy routine.

The life of a trucker can be a challenging one at times. Between the long hours behind the wheel, and an unusual work schedule, it is hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The good news is that it is possible to live a healthy life in your trucking career. Here are some tips to help you create a healthy routine.

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